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Steve Perry (perkins)
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Finished CF-18

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1:48
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1:48 F-18C Hornet (Revell 85-5864)
 

Comments

29. January 2015, 16:10
Bart Goesaert Nice build, didn't these have a searchlight on the lefthand side of the pilot?
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29. January 2015, 16:46
Steve Perry Thanks. And yes some did have a searchlight (others had them removed after the cold war ([img1])). But that might be a great addition. Just have to figure out how to do that.
29. January 2015, 18:44
Bart Goesaert It's not that difficult, but if it's a first time... You can use some label tape ([img1]) to mask the panel, and then with a needle or sharp pin (for example : [img2]) you start scribing the inner contour without applying pressure and after a few passes you will feel the sciber tool will get some grip. Proceed till it's deep enough. When scribing along a line, it's good to start at the beginning of a line or in a corner, pull a line till almost at the end and finish the line from the other side. In this way you will avoid shooting over... After the scribing, finish by slightly sanding...
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29. January 2015, 19:16

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